Movie Review: “3022 ft:” The story of Mt. Marathon

“3022 ft.” is the story of Mt. Marathon, Alaska's legendary 4th of July mountain race that's drawn racers to Seward for over a century... No,...

If not the game itself, what do you plan on doing on Super Bowl...

Larissa Kramer Freshman English “Usually I tune in to the Super Bowl commercials, but the Puppy Bowl isn’t a bad option either.” Josh Byrd Senior Electrical Engineering “I play in a...

Hakutsuru Superior Junmai Ginjo Sake

Sake, like wine produced from grapes, is the product of fermentation. Similar to traditional grape wine, it has traditions associated with tasting. “Junmai” refers to how polished the rice used in the fermentation process is. Junmai-grade rice is regulated for other aspects of quality as well.

The “Harlem Shake”: What it is and why it’s dumb

Worse than planking and leagues away from flash mobbing is the “Harlem Shake” craze. Not only is it pointless, but it’s also a horrible parody of something cool.

Senshi-Con 2014 for newcomers and old-timers: A first timer’s experience versus and expert’s perspective

First timer's experience By Tulsi Patil Overwhelmed. That was how I was prepared to feel as I looked for parking in downtown on Saturday morning,...

Sex and the Seawolf: Female pleasure points

The female orgasm can be difficult to reach for many people. There are men who have tried search out the orgasmic site of pleasure — the legendary G-spot. Some adventurers successfully bewilder, some are lied to and think they found it, and others just fail completely.

Hollywood white savior strikes again

Hollywood is racist. It always has been, but what is racism? Let’s define some terms. Prejudice is the thought, discrimination is the action and racism is the system. There are systems all throughout society that benefit one race over another. In this system, white people are far more privileged than people of color.

Sex and the Seawolf: Dating someone in the same profession

In our journey to find that certain soul mate, we sometimes encounter people who are right under the nose. By under the nose, I mean someone whose profession or workplace is the same as yours. We tend to not realize their availability because we like to draw ourselves to things that seem fresh and different.

Police Scanner

Sunday, Dec. 7 You can't have that out here 2:26 a.m. - Offi cer observed someone sitting outside of East Hall was an open bottle of alcohol. Investigation resulted in the subject being issued a trespass warning. Monday, Dec. 8 Don't get mad at the bus driver 8:30 a.

Can’t stump Trump

In my official capacity as just some guy, I'm told that I shouldn't have deeply held opinions about complex issues that I have no...

Dr. Mac mentholmint schnapps a dangerously smooth treat

Dr. McGillicuddy’s (“Dr. Mac” for short) quite possibly makes the finest schnapps there is, and their mentholmint flavor is possibly the best in their...

“SOMA” just can’t live up to “Amnesia”

“Amnesia: The Dark Descent” was really, really friggin' scary. It wasn't the only game to trigger the indie horror game phenomenon, but with its...

Professional team building and other nonsense

There’s nothing worse than an obnoxious coworker. See, if it were an awful family member, then the most you have to interact with them is...

Net Neutrality and why people should care about it

One thing I’ve learned about George over these past few weeks since the Net Neutrality ruling is that whenever technology or arts are threatened...

‘FTL: Faster Than Light’ is an addictive and punishing spacefaring adventure

It’s safe to say that a great number of us grew up wanting to be a starship captain. Negotiating with fantastical creatures, researching strange new life forms, working through encounters with hostile space pirates — the life of the captain is a compelling one.

‘Bridge of Spies:’ a test of American and Soviet character

The 1950s were a strange time in terms of foreign policy. In many Americans' eyes, it was clear: it was us, or them. Many...

Can you feel the Bern?

As a journalist I’m told to keep my opinion private, to not let anyone on to my beliefs, but a man named Bernie Sanders...

Sex and the Seawolf: Pheromones, the lowdown

Have you ever imagined the ease of attracting someone’s attention by just walking nearby? Well, you can! This is possible by wearing a substance called pheromones.

The turducken incident, humor with a purpose

Not all of these columns are created equal. Some are written because I’ve had a questionable experience that needs to be published, some because...

TOE-TO-TOE: GUNS ON CAMPUS

Bearing arms is an AK state right By Calvin Henry The hysteria raised by the firearms debate makes logically arguing the subject a very challenging and...

‘The Night Circus:’ Welcome, one and all, to the circus of dreams

There is an aura of elegant mystery surrounding “The Night Circus,” and it’s not just because of the black-and-white colored tents. Though the monochrome...

Is abortion genocide?

Demonstrators don't understand meaning of genocide By Kaitlin Johnson The Northern Light All Americans have the right to promote and defend their beliefs. However, they also have a responsibility to represent issues in an honest manner. The Genocide Awareness Project, which has been hosted all across the nation, displayed its anti-abortion message for students to see.

Mass Effect

The sandbox approach to games - letting players roam free to explore a game world rather than holding them to a narrow, set path - has its good and bad points. It's good at immersing players in the game, giving a sense of real exploration and the freedom to take as much or little time as the player wishes.

Not all cocktails a slam dunk

When hosting a game day gathering, there’s nothing more important than food and beverage choices. For those over the age of 21, “beverages” usually means beer. But for those who aren’t fond of beer, cocktails are also acceptable.

Orange Rhymes With: The slightly uncomfortable personification of a computer

This is a column about the worst loss a college student can face. Having grown weary of his complex role as gatekeeper to all of my most important memories, an occasional coaster and door prop, my laptop Reginald spontaneously combusted early this Sunday.

Moscato a sweet and tangy wine

Kenwood Vineyards’ vintage 2010 North Coast Moscato is a delightful white wine. The nose is sweet, and is perfumed chiefly with honeysuckle. It also...

Amaretto Sour a summer must-have

Something about the Amaretto Sour just sounds like a bad idea waiting to happen — it might be the fact that you’re combining sweet...

‘Destiny’ is too ambitious

Bungie is primarily known as the developer of the “Halo” series. Even three years after it split off from Microsoft, its staff remained loyal...

Between the frozen pines: Redemption in the backcountry

We left off last week, or at the very least I wrote a thing and emailed it off into the ether never to be...

Dark, romantic ‘Disturbia’ a stunning masterpiece

You cannot watch 'Disturbia' without comparing it to Alfred Hitchcock's classic film "Rear Window." Despite claims to the contrary, this is a remake of that film and an incredible one at that. From the opening lines of the film you know you're in for a special treat.